London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
RACKHAM, Arthur (1867-1939, illustrator). Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes, London: William Heinemann, 1913. 4° (279 x 220mm). 13 mounted plates after Arthur Rackham on brown paper, all but one coloured. (Half title lightly browned, inner gutter between limitation and first plate cracked, lacking tissue guards, lightly spotted and a few soil marks.) Red panelled morocco gilt, inner panel of darker stained morocco, spine lettered in gilt, gilt edges. NUMBER 978 OF 1,130 COPIES, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Latimore & Haskell p.40; Riall p. 115.
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